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Siam Cement to spend THB70bn on CO2 reduction measures

13 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Siam Cement Group (SCG) has vowed to spend THB70bn (US$2.08bn) on technological innovations to cut CO 2 emissions from its manufacturing by 20 per cent by 2030. The new investment is in line with the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), the Thai government's bio-, circular and green (BCG) economic model and environmental, social and governance standards (ESG), said Roongrote Rangsiyopash, president and chief executive of SCG. Once it hits the 2030 goal, SCG will continue to move ...

Siam Cement's revenue surges 31% YoY

28 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Thailand’s Siam Cement PCL has seen its net profit decline 30 per cent YoY in the third quarter of 2021, falling to THB6.82bn (US$205m), as it recorded lower demand and an asset impairment related to a plant in Myanmar. However, revenue from sales advanced 31 per cent YoY to THB31.83bn in the 3Q21, supported by its chemical business.

Siam Cement records 83% increase in net profit

11 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Thailand’s Siam Cement has seen an 83 per cent increase in net profit to THB17.14bn (US$512.4m) in the second quarter of 2021, supported by its chemical and packaging businesses. Revenue also advanced 39 per cent YoY to THB133.56bn. The company has also announced a capex target of THB80-90bn for this year.

Siam Cement reports 57% rise in profit for 3Q20

29 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Thailand’s Siam Cement saw a 57 per cent YoY rise in consolidated net profit to THB9.74bn (US$311.6m) for the third quarter of 2020, with the result attributed to an 80 per cent increase in chemicals profit and increased efficiencies from its cement segment. However, consolidated revenue declined nine per cent YoY to THB100.94bn due to a fall in chemicals selling prices. For the first nine months of 2020, profit rose five per cent YoY to THB26.10bn on the back of an improved contributi...

Siam Cement sees 32% decline in profit for the 4Q19

29 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Thailand’s Siam Cement has seen a 32 per cent YoY decrease in profit to THB7.1bn (US$230.3m) for the October-December 2019 period. Overall revenue fell nine per cent YoY to THB106.18bn. Revenue from its cement and building material segment was down one per cent at THB45.14bn, due to lower sales in markets outside of southeast Asia, according to the company. Elsewhere, revenue from its chemicals business fell 23 per cent to THB41.35bn. For the full-year 2019, Siam Cement saw a 28 per ce...

Siam Cement reports 35% fall in net profit

07 November 2019, Published under Cement News

Thailand’s Siam Cement has reported a 35 per cent fall in net profit to THB6.20bn (US$205m) for the 3Q19. However, revenue rose eight per cent YoY to THB110.33bn. Revenue from its chemicals business decreased 24 per cent YoY to THB44.05bn, while revenue from its cement and building material segment was down two per cent to THB45.32bn. The company attributed the results to the lower contribution from its chemical business and weaker demand for its products amid the US-China trade war.

Growing pains: southeast Asia's looming overcapacity

29 April 2016, Published under Cement News

Positioned between the two most populous nations on Earth, the emerging economies of southeast Asia have ridden the wave of economic growth in the early years of the century. Between 2000 and 2014 the 10 ASEAN countries saw their collective real GDP grow at 5.7 per cent annually and look set to continue this trend over the next five years. Cement demand has kept up with this brisk pace of expansion and – according to figures from Morgan Stanley – will continue to do so, growing at 5.2 per ce...

Fitch affirms Siam Cement at 'A(tha)', Outlook Stable

10 February 2016, Published under Cement News

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) Ltd has affirmed The Siam Cement Public Co Ltd's (SCC) National Long-Term Rating at 'A(tha)', National Short-Term Rating at 'F1(tha)' and its senior unsecured debentures at 'A(tha)' with a 'Stable' outlook. Fitch notes that SCC's strong operating cash flow led to an improvement in credit metrics in 2015. EBITDA increased to above THB70bn (US$1.98bn) which saw FFO (Funds From Operations) net-adjusted leverage reduce to 2.5x. "Whilst this is below the positive rating ...

Thailand: Siam Cement raises net profit

30 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Siam Cement PCL, Thailand's largest industrial conglomerate, beat market expectations with a 63 per cent rise in quarterly net profit, boosted by better petrochemical margins and a pick-up in domestic cement demand. Domestic cement demand should grow by five to six per cent in the second half after a two per cent rise in the second quarter, as demand from government projects and commercial sectors recover, chief executive, Kan Trakulhoon,  said. "This is the first time since the second qua...

Upbeat outlook for Siam Cement PLC

25 February 2015, Published under Cement News

Kasikorn Securities (Thailand) has reinitiated coverage of Thai conglomerate Siam Cement PLC with an 'Outperform' rating due to renewed optimism in domestic cement consumption and further improvement in its chemical business' profitability. The research house says the Thai cement industry is expected to resume its organic growth at about 6-7 per cent in 2015. “We believe that the industry has already passed the bottom with the government’s planned investment in major infrastructure projec...